Caracas travel budget

Caracas: calculate your travel budget

Sample budgets for a trip to Caracas

These example budgets assume a 2-week holiday in Caracas for 2 people.

Low budget
(backpacker)

Daily budget:

  • $ 130 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 7.4 per person
  • $ 0.5 per person
  • Free activities

Total budget:

$ 2037* (20160 VEF)

Average budget
(traveller)

Daily budget:

  • $ 128 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 15 per person
  • $ 7.8 per person
  • $ 2.2 per person

Total budget:

$ 2470* (24458 VEF)

High budget
(tourist)

Daily budget:

  • $ 136 for 2 ppl.
  • $ 25 per person
  • $ 21 per person
  • $ 4.3 per person

Total budget:

$ 3278* (32438 VEF)

* estimated local budget for 2 people for 2 weeks (excluding plane tickets).


Cost of living in Caracas compared to Venezuela in 2020

On average, the cost of living in Caracas in 2020 is 47% less than the average cost of living in the United States (USA).

See the graphic below for the price variation percentage by type of expense in Caracas in 2020 compared to average prices in the United States (USA):



Local prices in Caracas by expense type

Restaurant budget in Caracas

On average, budget for eating in a restaurant in Caracas is 52% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Lunch
Lunch
$ 5.5/person
($ 2.7 to $ 11)

63% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16
3 course dinner
3 course dinner
$ 15/person
($ 11 to $ 28)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 29
McDonald's meal
McDonald's meal
$ 4.1/person
($ 2.2 to $ 5.5)

49% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Local beer
Local beer
$ 1.1 for 500ml
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 5
Imported beer
Imported beer
$ 2.9 for 330ml
($ 1.1 to $ 5.5)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3
Cappuccino
Cappuccino
$ 1/cup
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Fizzy drink
Fizzy drink
$ 1.2/can
($ 0.6 to $ 2.5)

40% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.9
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.7/bottle
($ 0.4 to $ 1.1)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6

Hotel and accommodation budget in Caracas

On average, hotel and accommodation budget in Caracas is 36% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
2-star hotel
2-star hotel
$ 132/night
($ 128 to $ 137)

5% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 126
3-star hotel
3-star hotel
$ 125/night
($ 44 to $ 351)

30% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 180
4-star hotel
4-star hotel
$ 147/night
($ 82 to $ 255)

43% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 262
5-star hotel
5-star hotel
$ 136/night
( $ 114)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 510
Room with kitchen
Room with kitchen
$ 137/month
($ 128 to $ 144)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 169
Hotel with swimming pool
Hotel with swimming pool
$ 131/month
($ 71 to $ 248)

21% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 165
Cottage or guest house
Cottage or guest house
$ 41/month
($ 41 to $ 41)

81% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 223
Family room
Family room
$ 124/month
($ 103 to $ 144)

29% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 175

Supermarket food budget in Caracas

On average, the price of supermarket food in Caracas is 40% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Milk
Milk
$ 1.8/litre
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

106% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.9
Bread
Bread
$ 1.2/500g
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

55% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Rice
Rice
$ 1.3/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 2.2)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Eggs
Eggs
$ 1.8/12 eggs
($ 1.1 to $ 3.2)

26% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.4
Cheese
Cheese
$ 3.7/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 12
Chicken
Chicken
$ 2.9/kg
($ 2 to $ 5.4)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 9.2
Apples
Apples
$ 4.5/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

2% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.6
Oranges
Oranges
$ 1.2/kg
($ 0.5 to $ 2.2)

71% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.1
Tomatoes
Tomatoes
$ 1.6/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 4.4)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 4.3
Potatoes
Potatoes
$ 1.4/kg
($ 0.6 to $ 3.2)

45% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.7
Salad
Salad
$ 1/salad
($ 0.4 to $ 1.3)

42% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.6
Water bottle
Water bottle
$ 0.8
($ 0.4 to $ 2.2)

51% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.8
Joint of beef
Joint of beef
$ 3.9/kg
($ 2.2 to $ 6.6)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13

Public and private transport budget in Caracas

On average, the price of transport in Caracas is 46% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Bus ticket
Bus ticket
$ 0.1/ticket
($ 0.1 to $ 0.1)

95% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2.3
Bus pass
Bus pass
$ 2.4/month
($ 2.4 to $ 4.8)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 72
Taxi (per km)
Taxi (per km)
$ 1.3/km
($ 1.1 to $ 2.2)

19% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1.7
Petrol
Petrol
$ 0/litre

98% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.7
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
Taxi (initial pick-up charge)
$ 1.7
($ 1 to $ 2.2)

50% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 3.3
Car hire
Car hire
$ 71/24hrs
($ 4.8 to $ 109)

79% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 40

Budget for living and housing in Caracas

On average, the cost of housing in Caracas is 78% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Electricity, water...
Electricity, water...
$ 6.2/month
($ 3.7 to $ 14)

96% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 164
Mobile phone
Mobile phone
$ 0/min.
($ 0 to $ 0.1)

66% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 0.1
Broadband internet
Broadband internet
$ 10.2/month
($ 3.2 to $ 17)

84% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 67
Studio flat (city centre)
Studio flat (city centre)
$ 243/month
($ 110 to $ 492)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1365
Studio flat (suburbs)
Studio flat (suburbs)
$ 230/month
($ 164 to $ 383)

79% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1093
Flat (centre)
Flat (centre)
$ 462/month
($ 249 to $ 764)

78% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 2192
Flat (suburbs)
Flat (suburbs)
$ 408/month
($ 274 to $ 547)

76% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 1735
Gym
Gym
$ 17/month
($ 3.2 to $ 35)

56% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 39
Private nursery
Private nursery
$ 17/month
($ 8.7 to $ 55)

98% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 950
Private primary school
Private primary school
$ 5111/yr
($ 1964 to $ 13084)

68% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 16412

Leisure activity budget in Caracas

On average, budget for leisure activities in Caracas is 73% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cinema
Cinema
$ 2.2/ticket
($ 1.7 to $ 5.5)

82% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 13
Tennis
Tennis
$ 5.7/hr
($ 3.2 to $ 8.7)

64% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 17

Budget for clothes and price of cigarettes in Caracas

On average, shopping budget in Caracas is 3% cheaper than in the United States (USA).
Cigarettes
Cigarettes
$ 2.2/pack
($ 1.1 to $ 2.7)

73% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 8.1
Levi's jeans
Levi's jeans
$ 53
($ 23 to $ 88)

14% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 46
Summer dress
Summer dress
$ 48
($ 28 to $ 66)

28% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 38
Trainers
Trainers
$ 94
($ 55 to $ 132)

20% more than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 78
Leather shoes
Leather shoes
$ 93
($ 55 to $ 164)

6% less than in the United States (USA)United States Average price in the United States (USA): $ 98

Plane ticket budget

London → Caracas
London → Caracas
London → Caracas
$ 996
(fair price: $ 806)
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
New York City → Caracas
$ 1109
(fair price: $ 959)
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
Manchester → Caracas
$ 1105
(fair price: $ 889)
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
Dublin → Caracas
$ 1078
(fair price: $ 885)
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
Montreal → Caracas
$ 1275
(fair price: $ 1058)
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
Toronto (Ontario) → Caracas
$ 1238
(fair price: $ 1074)
Los Angeles → Caracas
Los Angeles  → Caracas
Los Angeles  → Caracas
$ 1327
(fair price: $ 1105)
Edinburgh → Caracas
Edinburgh → Caracas
Edinburgh → Caracas
$ 1205
(fair price: $ 1001)

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About this information on the cost of living in Caracas

The information about the cost of living in Caracas shown on this page comes from multiple sources, including: Numbeo, Easyvoyage and Hotels.com.

The information about the cost of living in Caracas was updated on 24-10-2020.

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